[Jobposts] Job Posting - Network Engineer

Jaspal Singh jsingh at tucows.com
Fri Feb 9 15:58:32 UTC 2007

As a member of the Networking Team the overall focus of the role is to
assist in ensuring that regularly scheduled operational, maintenance and
support functions are carried out effectively and efficiently for all Tucows
’ networks.

The successful incumbent will report to the Operations Manager and be
responsible for the following:

·Support, update and troubleshoot network hardware and software
·Provide support on NOC and Service Desk issues
·Perform network administration services, day-to-day operations
·First line support of the network for Operations and Engineering
·Perform daily maintenance of the internal and production network, by
checking all logs and  ensuring no new issues are occurring
·Monitor and resolve service desk tickets quickly
·Perform emergency and planned maintenances in order to fix or prevent
network outages
·Work on infrastructure / network related projects; such as software and
hardware upgrades, network expansion and deployment of network applications.
The products include, but are not limited to: Core Switches, Distribution
Switches, Firewalls, VPN Appliances, Content Switches, IPS / IDS's and

Qualified applicants must possess the following:

·At least 2 years work experience as Network Administrator in a medium size
·Demonstrated abilities with, and a good working knowledge of; general
networking, Ethernet, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, switching, routing, IP Addressing /
sub-netting and Windows networking
·Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
·Experience configuring, upgrading and maintaining Cisco switches and
routers; hands on required on Catalyst 6500
·Experience configuring, upgrading and maintaining Cisco PIX, Cisco VPN3000,
Cisco CSS11500, Cisco FWSW, Cisco IDS/IPS, Netscreen firewalls
·Basic Unix administration skills, knowledge of open source network tools an
·Experience or exposure in configuring and troubleshooting routing protocols
·Position requires to carry a pager on alternate basis
·Overtime may be required during project implementation

Interested applicants should email a Word-formatted resume, referencing
"Network Engineer" in the email subject line, to hrdept at tucows.com, please
do not apply online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those considered
for an interview will be contacted.

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